Athletics News

Seven student-athletes walk across stage at commencement

Dec. 17, 2013

ARLINGTON, Texas - The UT Arlington athletic program celebrated the graduation of seven of its student-athletes over the weekend at the universities commencement ceremonies. 

"Congratulations to all of our graduating student-athletes," UT Arlington director of athletics Jim Baker said. "Our mission at UT Arlington is to provide our student-athletes with the tools to succeed in life, and graduating from college is right at the top of that list. We look forward to our graduates being a part of the UT Arlington family as alumni for years to come."

Softball pitcher Kallan Thompson highlighted the seven graduates, leading with a 3.6 GPA, while earning her bachelor's in early education.

Fall 2013 Graduates

Megan Casey                    

BS University Studies      

Women's Volleyball

Desherra Nwanguma      

BA Advertising                  

Women's Basketball

Kiara Parker                       

BBA Marketing

Women's Basketball

Brandon Edwards            

BBA Marketing                  

Men's Basketball

Giada D'ortona                

BS Economics                    

Women's Tennis             

Kallan Thompson             

BS INTS Early Education 


Cody Widener                   

BA Kinesiology                 

Men's Track


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